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News Item Report finds electroshock treatment of psychiatric patients increases for the first time in years
Interview with Mary Maddock, MindFreedom Ireland on Irish News Radio Show
Page Monday, December 10th is a DAY FOR DAVID
Everyone who can will be sending positive energy, good thoughts, love, and prayers towards David & Family, wishing him a speedy recovery!
News Item Mary Maddock "Zaps Back" with MFI Initiative on Electroshock and Human Rights
Mary Maddock is helping to lead an international campaign to challenge the many human rights violations inherently linked to the practice of electroshock, also ...
News Item Judi Chamberlin - Health Update
MindFreedom board member Judi Chamberlin has entered hospice care and continues her energetic activism.
News Item Judi Chamberlin: 30 October 1944 to 16 January 2010
UPDATE 3: The New York Times, Boston Globe, NPR and Washington Post have all run obituaries for Judi Chamberlin, who died at age 65. Judi was widely considered ...
News Item Free: Try out a nonviolent revolution in mental health with MindFreedom International
Not yet a member of MindFreedom International? MFI is offering to postal mail you a free Info Packet, so it's never been easier to find out more!
News Item New Album by Psychiatric Survivor Activist
Below is a press release concerning the release of Leah Harris' new spoken word album, 'Take Refuge.'
News Item New Hand-Made MAD JEWELRY Benefits MFI Activism, Educates Public
Flying brains! MFI logo! Show your support for a nonviolent revolution in mental health! Artist Steve Omilinsky brings 25 years of experience in high-end ...
News Item MFI Ashley Alert: Nine-year-old given injections to stunt growth
MindFreedom joins other disability rights group in speaking out to oppose how nine-year-old Ashley, who has intellectual and physical disabilities, is being ...
News Item A MindFreedom Delegation in the United Nations for Meetings on Disability and Human Rights.
This essay celebrates the MindFreedom delegation once again entering the United Nations, in this case on Martin Luther King, Jr. day, 16 January 2006.
News Item Australians leaflet World Psychiatric Association conference
When the World Psychiatric Association held a major meeting in Melbourne, Australia, psychiatric survivor activists representing three different groups were ...
News Item After international protests Larisa Arap is freed from Russian psychiatric institution
Russian journalist Larisa Arap has been freed from a Russian psychiatric institution where she has been held for 46 days. Arap, who had investigated ...
News Item David Romprey remembered.
Helping to keep alive the memory of David Romprey: Psychiatric survivor, mental health consumer, advocate, activist, friend.
News Item Mad Pride 2005 Events
This 1 July 2005 announcement lists Mad Pride 2005 events in four nations.
News Item Opinion: Psychiatric Survivor Inside a Police Training Conference
Pat Risser, who is a psychiatric survivor and a MindFreedom member attended a major national conference about training the police for dealing with citizens ...
News Item USA federal prisoner commits suicide after forced psychiatric drugs
Mike Heston was a member of MindFreedom who wrote many times to the MFI office saying he is a prisoner who is experiencing involuntary psychiatric drug ...
News Item USA jury slams psychiatric drugging with $1.6 million verdict
A USA jury delivered a major victory to a woman harmed by a psychiatric drug-induced condition known as tardive dyskinesia (TD).
News Item Heat Wave + Forced Neuroleptics = Death
MindFreedom Warning: The combination of a heat wave and laws requiring people to take powerful psychiatric drugs in their own homes on an "outpatient basis" ...
News Item "Undue influence of pharmaceutical industry" opposed by USA mental health consumer/psychiatric survivor leaders.
Key national mental health consumer/psychiatric survivor leaders at a national USA federal meeting on mental health consumer and psychiatric survivor inclusion ...
News Item VICTORY: Journalist Bob Whitaker is "Re-Confirmed" as Keynote for Alternatives 2010
Whitaker is a critic of psychiatric drug company claims, with his new book, "Anatomy of an Epidemic." US federal government officials objected to Whitaker ...
News Item Editorial: Should Advocacy Groups Take Psychiatric Drug Money?
UKAN members are voting on whether or not to accept donations from the psychiatric drug industry. UKAN invited David Oaks, director of MindFreedom ...
News Item Judges Delivers Mixed Decision on Formerly Secret Zyprexa Files
US District Court delivered a partial victory and a partial loss for the public right to know about Eli Lilly's documents regarding their psychiatric drug ...
News Item Bazelon Center: Court Asked to Release Controversial Eli Lilly Documents on Psychiatric Drug
The Washington, D.C.-based national mental health advocacy organization Bazelon Center annnounces in their news release that a major network of mental health ...
News Item MFI Alerts Result in Many Speaking Out To NIMH
Because of a MindFreedom alert, many people wrote to the USA National Institute of Mental Health by the 21 Dec. 2007 deadline with comments about NIMH ...
News Item VIRGINIA TECH MFI Info Center: MindFreedom files Freedom of Information Act Request about Cho.
MindFreedom Virginia has filed a Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) request about Cho. MF-Virginia filed this FOIA because of press reports that the Virginia ...
News Item Media, mental health, and Virginia Tech tragedy
Selected media chronology related to news and analysis about the interaction of the mental health system with Seung-Hui Cho.
News Item Major Media Pound Psychiatric Drugging of USA Kids
In May 2007 both The New York Times and USA Today have run major investigations of the rapidly increasing prescriptions of powerful psychiatric drugs, such as ...
News Item How Teenage Rebellion Has Become a "Mental Illness"
Psychologist, author and MindFreedom member Bruce E. Levine has an article on Alternet exposing the way rebellion by young people is being diagnosed as a ...
News Item NEWS: MindFreedom Launches All-New MadMarket
1 May 2008: An all-new MadMarket is launched! The MadMarket has hard-to-get books, DVD's and gear about changing the mental health system. Proceeds support the ...
News Item Debate in The Register-Guard newspaper continues about antipsychotic psychiatric drugs
The daily newspaper for Eugene, Oregon, USA -- The Register-Guard -- ran a guest commentary by long-time mental health worker Chuck Areford highly critical of ...